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Employment

Updated on 8.16.16

EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC TEACHER – IMMEDIATE OPENING

Brookline Music School (BMS) seeks a part-time EARLY CHILDHOOD MUSIC TEACHER to teach music classes for children ages 2 to 6. The successful applicant will be charismatic, playful, creative, and energetic, with excellent musical skills, an understanding of child development, and experience with Gordon’s Music Learning Theory.

QUALIFICATIONS

Brookline Music School seeks an individual with a proven record of teaching early childhood music classes who is passionate and committed to growing the early childhood program through solid pedagogy. Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are essential in order to represent the school to our students’ families. An undergraduate degree in music education or a related music field is required; a graduate degree or the equivalent is preferred.

TO APPLY


Candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org with the job title in the subject heading. References should include parents of at least two current or recent students. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

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EVENING RECEPTIONIST

The Brookline Music School seeks weeknight evening receptionists for a job share position. The receptionists will work from 5:45pm to 9:00pm, Monday through Friday, September through July. This position will begin when a suitable candidate is found.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Customer service, including greeting students and faculty
  • Answering the phone
  • Class and private lesson registration
  • Filing
  • Hospitality for recital receptions
  • Assisting faculty with administrative tasks

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Database experience preferred
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to problem solve
  • Minimum two years prior office/receptionist experience
  • Interest in presenting attractive receptions

TO APPLY:

Interested candidates please send your cover letter and resume to info@bmsmusic.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  

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MUSIC THERAPIST – IMMEDIATE OPENING

Brookline Music School seeks a part-time music therapist for immediate appointment to teach on Sundays, with flexibility to work other days as the position grows. The position entails providing music therapy sessions for clients with a range of needs and teaching piano to children with exceptionalities.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful applicant will have current MT-BC status, have experience with a broad range of clients, have excellent clinical musicianship and experience running groups for children with exceptionalities, be available to work at Brookline Music School’s Kennard Road location on Sundays, and have flexibility to work other days as the position grows.

Brookline Music School offers competitive hourly compensation and ongoing opportunities for professional development.

TO APPLY
Candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org with the job title in the subject heading. Applicants should be prepared to give a short musical proficiency demonstration using voice with piano and/or guitar. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

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ABOUT BROOKLINE MUSIC SCHOOL

Brookline Music School seeks to awaken and nurture musical interest, appreciation, and artistic excellence in a friendly and stimulating atmosphere; to offer a high standard of comprehensive music instruction to people of all ages and backgrounds from the local community; and to serve the community by teaching in multiple locations, offering generous tuition assistance, and sponsoring a full schedule of concerts and public performances throughout the year.

A private, nonprofit community school for the arts, BMS is the oldest and largest cultural institution in Brookline. Founded in 1924 by the Brookline Public Schools, its original purpose was to enhance school orchestras by providing music lessons after hours on school premises. BMS became a private organization in the 1940s and was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1967.

Brookline Music School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran-status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.